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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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Turning Off Email, Turning Up Productivity

February 29, 2012
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Execs find the best way to promote efficiency is to minimize online distractions.
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Extreme Close-up: Report Says Workers Fired After Complaining About Camera

February 23, 2012
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Two garbage workers in British Columbia say they were fired because they complained publicly about a surveillance camera being installed in their truck.
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Going Nuclear—More Safe Power for Georgia's People

February 14, 2012
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Within the week, I read two headlines with strikingly similar themes. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction of the first two U.S. nuclear power plants in 30 years. Second, Roger Boisjoly's death was announced.
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Social Studies: How to Use Social Media to Build a Better Organization

February 13, 2012
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More and more companies are turning to social media as a way to tap the innovation and talent that leaders know could blossom, if the right people could connect. How can your organization use social media to solve problems and create a sense of community?
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Adopting a Social Media Mind-Set

February 13, 2012
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Social media tools can unleash forces that are difficult to control. Giving everyone a voice can challenge the worldview of people who are used to calling the shots.
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Social Media and Collaboration Tools

February 13, 2012
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Getting started with social media needn't be complicated. Many software tools are available – and you may already be using one without realizing it.
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Administration Rethinks Contraceptive Mandate for Religious-Affiliated Employers

February 8, 2012
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Employers, such as hospitals and universities, that are affiliated with religious organizations would have to comply with the requirement for health care plan years that begin one year later.
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Labor Department Guide Helps Women Find Green Jobs

February 8, 2012
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The guide focuses on helping workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, the agency said.
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